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Academic Adjustment Procedure

  • 1. Follow this procedure after the student has completed the Application Procedure and has determined in collaboration with the Coordinator that the student will need an academic adjustments.
  • 2. We rely on the student to initiate the following process each semester, when you need an academic adjustment.
  • 3. Every semester after you are registered for classes, obtain the Accommodation Request Form from this website or from Student Disability Services located in the UBS Student Success Center in Room E107 (East Campus).
  • 4. Fill in all the information requested on the form.  List only those courses for which you need academic adjustments.
  • 5. Make an appointment to request your letters with the Student Disability Services Coordinator.  You can calling (203) 857-6840.
  • 6. Bring the completed form to Student Disability Services for your appointment with the Coordinator.
  • 7. Based on eligibility, you will be given a letter to give to the instructor in each course for which you are seeking academic adjustments.
  • 8. Give the letter to each instructor as early in the semester as possible (preferably the first day of class).
  • 9. Make an appointment with the instructor to plan the arrangements.


Note: The demand for appointments with the Student Disability Services Coordinator becomes very high as the semester approaches. New students should contact the Coordinator at least six weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. Continuing students (those who have provided documentation and previously met with the Coordinator to discuss accommodation) should contact the Coordinator at least three weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. Appointments will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.